5 reasons why you must choose WordPress for blogging

I am not going into raptures about WordPress simply because so many have done it before. This post is practical, down to earth advice to those bloggers who are not yet into WordPress and why they ought to be.


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WordPress is simple to install and setup

The first hurdle which a blogger must cross is setting it all up. Those of you who are using traditional website for a blog are acutely aware of how difficult it is to get it up and running. To put it simply, it’s tough.

Setting up a blog in WordPress is smooth and easy. In fact, you can start blogging within no time without bothering about index page, CSS , XHTML , JavaScript and web servers. WordPress can be installed on almost all web servers and works well in any environment. In fact the power of WordPress lies in its versatility.

WordPress is extremely simple to use

Once you have installed your WordPress blog, you are done. No more compatibility issues, missing links and lost web pages. You can create posts and static web pages quickly. Posts take care of themselves – you can review, trash, select and publish posts from contributors as well. Managing comments is equally easy. WordPress has been designed to cater to the entire blogging ecosystem. There is a tool for every conceivable operation which makes things truly amazing.

There are hundreds of themes to choose from

This is perhaps the most powerful feature of WordPress. You are not stuck with the same look and feel throughout your lifetime. You can choose from hundreds of themes, both free and premium. The free themes are pretty good and there is no need to go for premium themes unless you are looking for a particular look for your blog.

Hundreds of plug-ins to make your blogging experience better

This is where WordPress comes into its own. Plug-ins enhances the power of WordPress multiple times. You can choose from a long list of plug-ins for every conceivable blogging need. There is a plug-in for managing emails, SEO, advertisements, feedback forms, newsletters, sitemaps, RSS …….the list is endless.
In addition to free plug-ins, there are many which can be purchased. Plug-ins like Akismet are hugely popular.

WordPress blogs can be optimized quickly

If your blog is not indexed by Google it might as well not exist. SEO is by far the most important task for a blogger. Blog optimization is a tricky task which involves numerous activities. Keyword density, Title and Description tags, sitemap are some factors which you must keep in mind while optimizing your blog. Fortunately, WordPress has some powerful plug-ins which can assist you in SEO. These are easy to install and allow optimization of each post before publishing.

 

WordPress has been designed for blogging. It contains a full set of power tools to create, edit and publish blog posts. If you are not using WordPress you are missing out on some really extraordinary blogging experience.

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Comments

  1. David says:

    You mentioned all the reasons why i using WordPress.. there is no other platform as easy to set up but wordpress.

  2. Arjun Rai says:

    WordPress is like served cake and you just have to grab it. I really love WP and i suggest also to have this.

  3. mrvoltas says:

    thanks for your article….I am waiting for your new article….many benefit I got from your article….good luck!

  4. Becca says:

    Great Review Indeed, Sounds like a good tool for newbies to learn about the great potentials in niche websites/product market. recommended for sure.

  5. Kevin says:

    Thank you for this great and really useful post!

  6. Thanks for sharing, its really helpful for new users.

  7. I agree with these reasons, which is exactly why I have chosen WordPress as well. From the start it was so easy to use and is really enjoyable to keep posting.

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